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Is Home Health Nursing For You?

When people think about a career in nursing, most envision working in a doctor’s office or a hospital; however, the future of nursing is actually returning to the profession’s roots – home health nursing. As health care providers and third party payers search for ways to rein in costs, hospital stays are shorter, which means […]

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Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Explained

Just like other healthcare professionals, nurses need to practice according to a complex web of federal and state statutes – while they make decisions in an ethically responsible manner. Due to rapid advances in medical practices and technologies, nurses and other healthcare professionals often face the challenge making decisions where lawmakers and the court have […]

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Five Must Have Qualities to Be a Great Nurse

According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, by 2020, the United States will need to add 1.2 million nurses to the existing workforce. This number does not account for the millions of nurses that will be needed to replace those who will be retiring during the next five to six years. While many […]

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